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Errors of commission versus errors of omission

Wagner, Gernot; Weitzman, Martin L.

Know what moral philosophers call the “trolley problem”? Should you push a man over the bridge to stop a trolley that would otherwise kill one or more innocent bystanders?

This essay is adapted from “Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet” by Wagner and Weitzman (February 2015).

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The Globalist
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School of International and Public Affairs
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November 10, 2015